The average salary for an Otolaryngologist is $296,879.
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Job Description for Otolaryngologist
Most of the time, otolaryngologists work at hospitals or medical clinics. They may also have their own practice or partner with other otolaryngologists. They must be medical doctors, which means they must have graduated from medical school. They must be competent in treating patients that have diseases or disorders in their ears, noses, and/or throats. They must also be familiar with structures related to the head and neck. Prior to treating existing patients, they must review their charts…Read more
- Examine patients' ear, nose, throat, sinuses, larynx, and general head and neck areas.
- Perform head and neck surgeries for a variety of conditions.
- Provide treatment plans for conditions as varied as hearing loss, allergies, cancer, and disorders of taste and smell.
- Diagnose and rule out conditions, ordering laboratory tests if needed for confirmation.
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Popular Skills for Otolaryngologist
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Otolaryngology and Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Allergy Testing and Medicine / Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Otolaryngologist
An entry-level Otolaryngologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $217,850 based on 8 salaries. An early career Otolaryngologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $277,401 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Otolaryngologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $297,993 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Otolaryngologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $343,566 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $314,306.
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Employees with Otolaryngologist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.4% more) and New York, New York (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (14.3% less).
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